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Bites and Bits of History
Weird Moments in Cleveland Sports: Bottlegate, Bedbugs, and Burying the Pennant

Tyler History Center 325 West Federal St., Youngstown, OH, United States

Presented by Vince Guerrieri Cleveland sports fans have seen more than their share of weird, wild, and random events: A pitcher struck by lightning on the mound, a wrong-way basket, the player who was traded for himself, a victory thanks to a swarm of insects, a loss capped with a shower of beer bottles, “The […]

Bites and Bits of History
Captive City: Organized Crime in Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

Tyler History Center 325 West Federal St., Youngstown, OH, United States

Presented by author Sean Posey Local historical writer Sean T. Posey presents a factual history of some of the area’s most prolific criminal undertakings. Posey takes us back through the rise of the Ku Klux Klan, the infamous Jungle Inn gambling ring, tenacious mob wars and, more recently, the corruption of high-profile public officials.

Cookie Table & Cocktails

St. Mary’s Assumption Social Center 356 S. Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown, Ohio

Cookies, cocktails, food, and fun are back! The can’t miss event of the season, Cookie Table and Cocktails, sells out well in advance. The cookie table is a regional and cultural phenomenon that continues to be embraced in our Mahoning Valley. This signature fundraising event was created to pay tribute to this beloved custom and provide […]

Happy Birthday Youngstown

Arms Family Museum 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH, United States

Thursday, June 22 at 5pm Arms Family Museum Join us as we party like it’s 1796! In partnership with Youngstown CityScape and the City of Youngstown, Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting Happy Birthday Youngstown on Thursday, June 22. The festivities will feature cake, refreshments, and a guided walking tour of historic Wick Avenue. The […]

History to Go Bus Tour

Join us on July 15, for a bus trip to Hale Farm & Village and Sarah's Vineyard as part of our History to Go Series. Seating is limited, so make your reservations now by contacting Linda Kostka at 330-743-2589 ext. 125.

Bites and Bits of History July 2023

Join us for our Bites and Bits of History Lunchtime Series on July 20, for "Baseball in the Mahoning Valley" with author PM Kovach. He will be highlighting the region’s long and storied connection to baseball, featuring Youngstown's contribution to the Cleveland Championship season of 1895 and 1920.